The CBI has registered a preliminary inquiry against Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain to inquire into allegations of money laundering against him.
It is alleged that Jain was involved in money laundering to the tune of Rs 4.63 crore while being a public servant during 2015-16 through Prayas Info Solutions private limited, Akinchand developers private limited and Managalyatan projects private limited.
The allegations against Jain also include purported money laundering to the tune of Rs 11.78 crore during 2010-12 through these companies and Indometal Impex pvt limited.
The matter was referred to the CBI by Income Tax Department against the new Benami Transactions Prohibitions Act.
This comes after Shunglu Panel report made scathing observations about irregularities in his department after his daughter was controversially given an important post in violations of rules.
Jain had dismissed the Shunglu committee report as “mud-slinging” and said “no irregularity” has been committed by the AAP government.
(With PTI inputs)